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Inquiry into the Alice Springs Recreation Lake : submission by Department of Transport and Works

Details:

Title

Inquiry into the Alice Springs Recreation Lake : submission by Department of Transport and Works

Creator

Marquardt, A.

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Report ; 1/1983

Date

1983-12-01

Description

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Notes

Date:1983-12; Contains: Floodplains Management Alice Springs Impacts of Todd River Flooding. Also filed in Alice miscellansous collection A0342, A0343.

Language

English

Publisher name

Dept. of Transport and Works

Place of publication

Darwin

Series

Report ; 1/1983

File type

application/pdf.

Copyright owner

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Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/228164

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/674502

Page content

Technical Report WRD83001 Viewed at 14:07:22 on 29/07/2010 Page 39 of 64. Dec 78 1979 Hay 179 Aug '79 Cabinet accepted above recommendation. Feasibility studies of Telegraph Station site proceeceo. First letter to central Land Council asking I'lhether any concern over lake proposal existed. Visit to lake site I'lith C.L.C., sacred Sl~es identified but no suggestion that they posed a major problem. Nov '79 Feasibility studies of Telegraph Station site completed. Dec '79 Dames and Moore cO'ITl.'llissioned to undertake an Independent Enviror~_ental Review. Jan' 80 Display on the lake opened to public; reports published and cOrrLuents sought. Jan 180 Second visit to Sl~e with C.L.C., and a traditional owner, No major problem identified although suggestion of need for compensation over loss of sacred sites. Mar '80 C.L.C. , objects agree that flooded.. May f 80 C.L.C. , urge the alter~ative sites. the lake can Departc"Clent be built and the sacred to fu::'the:: Jun 180 Environmental review completed; recommenc.ed further \-lork 0:1 sedimentation issue (previously initiatec). Sep '80 Advice received that C.L.C., wish to reverse their agreement on the Telegraph Station site. Oct '80 Environmental Review published and com.~ents sought. Oct 181 Conservation Co~mission completed catcr~ent management options. detailec5. report or;. Nov '81 Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation report on hydraulic study of spillway options completed. Jan '83 Status report prepared, presenting updated technical comparison of site alternatives; heavily favoured Telegraph Station site on grounds of substantial flood mitigation benefit. May '83 All technical information on the site made available to the public; project placed on draft 83/84 capital works program. 11 :ANDYS 2 'Pile 55-20 55-2C 55-20 55-20, 55-20( 55-20C 55-20C 1


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